Missouri Business Events: Nov. 2-Nov. 8



Missouri Business Events provides a weekly look at conferences, classes, networking events and more for professionals across the state. All descriptions below are courtesy of the events’ organizers. Check Missouri Business Alert’s event page for a calendar of events beyond this week, and contact us if you would like to add an event to the schedule.


Monday

Medicare Monday – Understanding Your Medicare Options

6-7 p.m. at MRCT – Maher, Rosenheim, Comfort & Tabash (LLC 230 S. Bemiston Ave., Suite 900, Clayton)

MRCT invites clients, members, friends and family to attend a straight-talk seminar designed to help individuals understand their Medicare options. Learn more

Tuesday

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Small Business Networking

7:15-9 a.m. at The KC Chamber’s Board Room at Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

This monthly networking breakfast for small businesses hosted by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce typically is held on the first Tuesday of the month in the Chamber Board Room at Union Station. The breakfast is presented in collaboration with the Federal Executive Board and attended by approximately 80-120 small businesses each month. Learn more

Northwest Chamber Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking

8:30-9:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn Express & Suites St Louis Airport (10000 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis)

Attendees to the Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking will join local business owners and fellow Chamber Members in an informal networking opportunity. Chamber members and nonmembers are encouraged to attend. Learn more

Peer to Peer Networking Symposium

3-7:30 p.m. at T-REX (911 Washington Ave., St. Louis)

Are you a startup? Entrepreneur? Small business owner? This event is for you. As you focus on launching your business, there is more to growing your business than meets the eye. Join us for an afternoon symposium that dives into all areas of running and growing a business. Learn more

Wednesday

Startup Rewind

7:15-8:30 a.m. at 7000 W. 133rd St., Leawood, Kan.

Startup Rewind gives local entrepreneurs a short time to pitch their idea followed by questions and feedback from the audience. This valuable feedback will help encourage and grow their ideas and in turn build a better community through business and entrepreneurship. Come join us for some great ideas and out-of-the-box thinking. Learn more

Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Workshop

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at KC Chamber Board Room at Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

ACE is the technology foundation toward a “single window” to the U.S. government for both U.S. import and export data. Please join us to learn more about ACE and work together to benchmark some of the best practices within the industry. Learn more

North Kansas City Business Council Coffee Connect

8:30-10 a.m. at Armour Loft Event Space (406 Armour Road, North Kansas City)

Join us for a livestream of the Kauffman Foundation’s 1 Million Cups program and additional presentations from local Northland businesses. This networking event is for anyone interested in starting or supporting entrepreneurial ventures in the Kansas City area. Learn more

1 Million Cups Kansas City

9-10 a.m. at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for advice and assistance from the community. All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow. Learn more

1 Million Cups Cape Girardeau

9-10 a.m. at Codefi (339 Broadway St. #124, Cape Girardeau)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for advice and assistance from the community. All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow. Learn more

1 Million Cups Columbia

9-10 a.m. at REDI (500 E. Walnut St., Columbia)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for advice and assistance from the community. All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow. Learn more

1 Million Cups Springfield

9-10 a.m. at The eFactory (405 N. Jefferson, Springfield)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for advice and assistance from the community. All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow. Learn more

1 Million Cups St. Louis

9-10 a.m. at KETC (3655 Olive St., St. Louis)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for advice and assistance from the community. All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow. Learn more

Sprint Accelerator Coworking Wednesdays

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Sprint Accelerator (210 W. 19th Terrace, Kansas City)

You’re probably already out (attending 1 Million Cups) — why go back to your usual office? Or maybe you haven’t found a good way to dip into the KC startup scene and need to shake things up. Spend the day with your extended network and meet some awesome new people working from the Sprint Accelerator. Keep the conversations going, learn something new and get your work done in the process. Learn more

Northwest Chamber YPD – Young Professionals Division

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 2430 Old Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights

Come out and network with the young professionals of today. Learn more

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Expanding Your Brand Online

Noon-1 p.m. at T-REX (911 Washington Ave., St. Louis)

Attorney Drey A. Cooley, a shareholder and intellectual property lawyer at Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C., will present on “Expanding Your Brand Online: Protecting IP Assets and Avoiding Litigation Risks.” Learn more

Challenges and Triumphs of Small Business

2-3 p.m. Online Webinar

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) are pleased to present a free webinar series for veterans and members of the military community on topics of interest to small business owners. Learn more

LaunchCode Coder Girl 2.0

6-7 p.m. at 4240 Duncan Ave., St. Louis

CoderGirl is a free, all-women’s coding group open to women of any age, background or skill level. Join us. Bring your laptop and learn to code. Learn more

Wednesday-Thursday

Missouri STEM Summit

Two-day event at 16625 Swingley Ridge Road, Chesterfield

The Missouri Mathematics and Science Coalition will be hosting its fourth bi-annual MO STEM Summit to bring together leaders and visionaries from business, education, and government to advance the agenda for innovation in Missouri’s STEM education and policy development. Learn more

Thursday

Operation JumpStart

9 a.m.-4 p.m. at SBTDC at Southeast Missouri State University (920 Broadway St., Cape Girardeau)

Operation JumpStart is a nationally recognized, highly successful training model for individuals considering starting or expanding a business. Participants will learn essential business planning and preparation skills such as product pricing, legal structure, competition marketing and cash flow management. Learn more

The Venture Café

3-8 p.m. at 4240 Duncan Ave., St. Louis

The weekly gathering of innovators and startups. A place for serendipitous collisions to occur. Each week, there are roundtable discussions, information tables, office hours with thought leaders and guest speakers relevant to the ecosystem. Learn more

Northwest Chamber Networking Happy Hour

4-6 p.m. at 12314 Natural Bridge Road, Bridgeton

This event is for members and non-members. This is a great way for you and your company to build your network inside and outside of the Northwest Chamber. Members are encouraged to bring a friend. Learn more

2015 Philly Awards

5:30-7:30 p.m. at Boulevard Brewing Company (2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City)

The Philly Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in nonprofit marketing and communications in Kansas City. Join us for a fun-filled evening at Boulevard Brewing Company with the Kansas City skyline as our backdrop. Learn more

International Relations Council Banquet & 60th Anniversary Celebration

6-10 p.m. at Uptown Theater (3700 Broadway, Kansas City)

Join us to celebrate global citizens, outstanding leadership, 60 years of the International Relations Council, and the incredible community of Kansas City. It will be a fun evening of inspiration, cocktails, jazz and dinner in a unique and historic venue. Learn more

Friday

Levitt Social Entrepreneurship Challenge & Celebration

7:30-9 a.m. at Bloch Executive Hall, Kansas City

Come learn about and celebrate social entrepreneurship in greater Kansas City. Learn about how you can participate in the Levitt Social Entrepreneurship Challenge. If you have been looking for a way to think through your innovative idea with social value and bring it to a reality Levitt is the program for you. Learn more

U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy

7:30-9 a.m. at Hilton St. Louis Frontenac (1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Frontenac)

Please join the St. Louis Regional Chamber’s Financial Forum and St. Louis-area financial advisors in welcoming guest speaker James Bullard, President and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, for a discussion regarding the U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy. Learn more

Coffee With Entrepreneurs

8:30-9:30 a.m. at Southeast Missouri State University (920 Broadway St., Cape Girardeau)

Connect with other students over coffee and breakfast while networking with successful entrepreneurs as they share their experiences of launching innovative ventures. Coffee with Entrepreneurs is provided at no charge and is open to all students, alums and the community. Learn more

KCADC Annual Meeting

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom (1502 Wyandotte St., Kansas City)

The Kansas City Area Development Council’s Annual Meeting celebration is the region’s most prominent and well-attended business event in the Kansas City metropolitan area – drawing 1,500 of Kansas City’s top corporate and civic influencers. This year’s event will focus on Kansas City’s rich legacy of innovation and entrepreneurship. Learn more

Believers N Business

Noon-1 p.m. at Avanzare (1908 S. Glenstone, Springfield)

Ikthoos is Christian Professional Networking. Believers N Business is a local chapter. Each chapter helps Christian Professionals sharpen their business skills and their faith. Learn more

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